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Victory for teachers who say that creationism is nonsense

Victory for teachers who say that creationism is nonsense | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Yesterday, the Supreme Court “declined to hear an appeal Tuesday from a former high school student who sued his history teacher, saying he disparaged Christianity in class in violation of the student’s First Amendment rights.” The case, C. F. v. Capistrano USD, involved a high school student who was insulted that his history teacher, James Corbett, didn’t think much of creationism and religion. Some of Corbett’s comments (which deserve some sort of hero’s award) are:

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Statistically Speaking, Is Friday the 13th Really Unlucky?

Statistically Speaking, Is Friday the 13th Really Unlucky? | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it
The number 13 is synonymous with bad luck, and Friday the 13th is supposedly the unluckiest day of them all. But is there any statistical proof to support the superstition?
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Astrology believer kills family; blames planets for bad life

Astrology believer kills family; blames planets for bad life | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

Man overdoses wife, kids with pills, shoots off 6 suicide notes - Mumbai.

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A Debate About The Wisdom of Trying To Deconvert People

A Debate About The Wisdom of Trying To Deconvert People | Modern Atheism | Scoop.it

"We live in the 21st Century, in a world with highly complex modern challenges and the vast majority of our fellow citizens (including an entire major political party) are enthralled to ancient, regressive superstitious beliefs with harmful real world consequences. I think we have a responsibility to actively oppose such falsehoods and their corrosive effects."

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